Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision G - Dealing with goods seized as forfeited goods  

SECTION 205EB   EXTENDING THE PERIOD FOR INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS FOR RECOVERY OF SUSPECTED PROHIBITED PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES  

205EB(1)  
A person who has been given a notice under paragraph 205EA(2)(b) in relation to goods may, before the end of the applicable period under paragraph 205EA(4)(a) , apply to a magistrate for an extension, or a further extension, of the period.

205EB(2)  
If the magistrate is satisfied that:


(a) it is necessary that the retention of the goods continue while information is assembled relating to whether the goods are a prohibited psychoactive substance; and


(b) there has been no avoidable delay in assembling that information;

the magistrate may order that the period be extended, or further extended, for a period specified in the order.




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